Technology: Portfolium

Introduce Portfolium to students

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Portfolium consists of three simple layers – none of which require a template to be set up by you. These simple layers allow students to get started with their digital portfolio quickly.  These three layers are:  Profiles: a page that hosts basic information about the student. Portfolios: a page that...

Design effective tasks for portfolio-based learning

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Mueller (2018) asserts that the purpose of a portfolio should be made clear to students, as it influences the shape of the work they create for the portfolio. This will also help you to define the intended audience of the portfolio more clearly for your students. Making these factors explicit to...

Guidelines for using portfolio-based learning

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We have developed these guiding principles to help you plan your portfolio-based learning and teaching strategies, using Portfolium as your digital platform tool.  An individual’s portfolio in Portfolium consists of a profile and multiple projects which can be set to a public and/or private audience.  To leverage its affordances,...

Different types of portfolios

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In its most basic form, a portfolio is a collection of items, curated by an individual. The collection of items is usually accompanied by commentary that outlines the purpose of the collection and the reason for the inclusion of each curated item in the collection. Though not often specifically...

Manage the privacy of your profile and projects

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You can change the privacy level your profile settings with a few simple check boxes. The privacy level for your profile currently includes two options: ‘Only allow people I’m connected with to view my profile’: Only people you have fully connected with will be able to view your profile. If this...

Set up your Portfolium profile

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Portfolium is all about you and your work, so after you have created your account, the first this to do is start building up your digital portfolio. You can start by adding some information about yourself. Add personality to your Portfolium profile by adding a profile photo, changing your background...

Portfolium and academic integrity

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If your students are using an online portfolio tool like Portfolium to publish their work, consider embedding copyright education into your subject. This helps students to understand the differences between content submitted internally at UTS and content published more broadly outside UTS.  Here are some steps to consider when...

Get started with Portfolium

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All UTS staff and students can use Portfolium to build their digital portfolio of work during a degree or a career. A user’s personal Portfolium portfolio can be curated throughout their UTS journey and retains all work and connections even after leaving the University. You can activate your UTS...

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